10 Stages of Being a Sick College Student On Spring Break
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10 Stages of Being a Sick College Student On Spring Break

It's spring break baby.

10 Stages of Being a Sick College Student On Spring Break

Spring break- something every college student looks forward to. It's the time to go crazy on the beach with our best friends. Maybe it is supposed to be the highlight of the year, the time of our lives. Even if we don't have the opportunity to go on a luxurious vacation, at least it is a time to relax, hang out with old high school friends, or make some money. We make plans so far in advance from buying plane tickets and booking hotels to shopping for the cutest vacation clothes. Everything has to go perfectly. There is no room for mistakes and broken plans. That is until you just so happen to get sick during your spring break of freshman year. And there's sick, and then there is mono.

1. Starting to feel really under the weather

This is it. This is where your life is going to end. Not literally of course, but it might feel like it when you spend every waking second on WebMD.

2. The FIRST doctor's visit

The diagnosis. Maybe. Maybe it will take you three other visits to finally realize you just have mono. Did I say "just?"

3. Realizing how even more unproductive you're going to be than usual

Yeah... any thought of "work" over spring break are chopped. Not that you were going to do it anyway if you were perfectly happy and healthy.

4. Scrolling through Instagram

Sure, there's nothing else to do so you'll just go on Instagram. Or not. Vacation pictures are NOT what you want to see right now.

5. Opening snapchat

Snapchat will be better right? Wrong. Everyone is posting snap stories of their pretty cocktails and clear blue oceans.

6. Deleting social media

No more beach pictures allowed.

7. Never leaving your bed

The point of no return. You can't get out of bed, you can't function. This might actually be it.

8. Having your mom wait on you hand and foot

Need more tissues? She's got them. Need another water? Got it. Want food? Want more food? Need more meds? She's really all over it.

9. Crying over how pale you still are

Now that you're ~99%~ better, and although you have been depressed about an awful spring break, you must admit it's been nice missing school and you're not ready to go back. Not yet at least.

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